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REQ ID: 71004
JOB TITLE: Lead System Engineer Cyber Security
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: UK - Gaydon; HU - Budapest; IRE - Shannon; UK - Manchester


We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.




A number of exciting opportunities have arisen for skilled and enthusiastic Engineers to join our central Vehicle Cyber Security team. Cyber Security is a fast paced and dynamic area of the automotive industry.  You will be a critical part of the team, directly supporting the development of our Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared future to ensure we are robust to emerging security threats. The team provides Cyber Security expertise and leadership in a range of areas relating to Jaguar Land Rover vehicles as well as supporting infrastructure, and forms part of the Electrical and Vehicle Engineering department (EVE) within Jaguar Land Rover’s product engineering function.


Upcoming legislation and standards such as UNECE.R155 and ISO21434 are driving a number of workstreams across a range of technical and non-technical areas of the business.  As such we have several vacancies for lead engineers and systems engineers to join these activities, which include (but are not limited to) the following areas of Cyber Security:

  • Process and methods development
  • Legislation compliance
  • Supply chain management
  • Development of on-board and off-board technical requirements and systems
  • Test strategy development
  • Incident management and response

Supporting the deployment and operation processes and technical standards into other areas of the business




You will be expected to take a lead role for your area of specialism and will be comfortable leading and directing engineers from outsource partners and suppliers.

You will need to represent the department in wider business discussions, and show clear traceability through standards, process definition and technical documentation.

Whilst an understanding of cyber security principals is preferred, candidates do not necessarily have to be from a cyber security background as long as they are proactive and willing to learn.  Successful candidates will typically be from a related area such as systems and software engineering, process development, assurance and compliance, purchasing and supply chain management, functional safety, etc.


The exact responsibilities will depend on the specific role, but can be expected to include topics such as the following:

Apply system thinking and engineering knowledge to define & manage the delivery of a Jaguar Land Rover Cyber Security Management System (CSMS), consisting of robust cyber security processes and associated documents. Leading and directing engineers from suppliers and other outsource partners. Working with component delivery teams and cyber security experts to delivery high quality solutions to cyber security issues, gathering strong evidence of compliance for these systems to cyber security standards. Development of strategies and methods for activities such as cyber security supply chain management and cyber security testing. Support workshops and compliance discussions with certification authorities.

Participate in technical reviews and audits to maintain departmental and company standards & procedures. Ensure continuous improvement through effective lessons learned, knowledge capture and process development compliant with standards such as ISO21434. Establish and deploy best technical practice and knowledge transfer via formal training as well as informal mentoring. Be an advocate for a cyber security as a core business priority.




You’ll have proven experience and track record of delivery in a field relevant to the role, e.g software engineering, ECU delivery, supplier management, process development, etc. Possess and understanding of systems engineering principals, and requirements development.

Qualified to degree level in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience. You’ll need an ability to think analytically, rigorously and creatively with a commitment to quality and outstanding results. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to confer complex technical and procedural topics in a clear and concise form, confidently presenting to stakeholder, and experience leading engineers from outsource partners and suppliers.


You might also have:

  • Understanding of the Jaguar Land Rover organsiation and processes (e.g. PCDS).
  • Understanding of cyber security principals, or a similar field such as functional safety.
  • Process, methods and tools development, in a structured environment (QMS, ISMS or similar).
  • Experience of relevant standards and legislation, e.g. UNECE.R155, ISO21434, ISO26262, ASPICE, or similar.




  • Join us for the next level of your career and help developing solutions that shape the future of cars
  • Be part of an international, inclusive and open-minded team where you have actual influence on the processes
  • See the product you’re working on come to life from testing all the way to production
  • Work flexibly with high percentage of home office or from our award-winning office
  • We honor your work with a competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
  • Benefit from our health and life insurance and cafeteria package
  • Embrace our culture through various company programs such as charity events or our regular board game club








Our brand new office is located in the centre of Budapest’s prime office Váci corridor. Five minutes from downtown, GTC White House is easily accessible by public transport and car.


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